ChurchMag Acquires


When Jeremy Smith emailed me about selling, it was with a heavy heart.

After several years of blogging, designing, planning and pouring his heart into, it was time to move on.

But the passion he has for the church tech community will not only continue on—but the seeds sown into will continue to grow.

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Desk: A Simple & Powerful Publishing App


Back some 10 years ago when I started blogging I struggled with the whole process of things. I wasn’t keen on writing (I didn’t hate writing anymore, as I did when I was a kid), so finding the time to sit down and hammer on the keys till I had a full article was a […]

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The Numbers of Internet Use

Internet Users in the World Graph

Internet Live Stats is a fun website that provides realtime data on Internet users in the world, along with some other cool data. It’s amazing to see Internet use climb higher and higher. You would think that it would eventually level out or maybe even slow-down a little, but alas, it continues to grow more […]

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Becoming a Better Writer Series: Tightening Your Writing


[This is part of an ongoing ChurchMag series, A Dutch-Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Better Writer.] ‘Less is more’ is a credo that’s true for many things, including writing. If you’re writing fiction, it’s one thing to be verbose. But if you’re writing non-fiction and especially if you’re blogging, it pays to be able to state […]

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Refold: Portable Cardboard Standing Desk


Started as a Kickstarter campaign, the Refold is a portable cardboard standing desk. While in concept it’s pretty cool as a portable office—it would also be really handy for churches! VBS kiosk sign-up, child ministry sign-up station, activities done off-campus, or any other church activities and events you can think of. Check it out:

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A Newbie’s Guide To Emojis [Infographic]

A-Newbies-Guide-to-Emojis Top

A picture is worth a thousand words, so maybe that’s why some many of us have fun using emojis? The infographic below, covers some of the basic’s of emoji…ing(?)…but it’s mostly the history of these little graphic characters that I find particularly interesting. These little color bits started in 1995!?!

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How About Playing a Yaybahar Next Sunday?

Yaybahar Screenshot

How would you like to have a Yaybahar at next Sunday’s praise and worship service? This cool acoustic instrument designed by Gorkem Sen puts out the most unique, hypnotic sound. In the video below, you’ll hear the Yaybahar captured in realtime without any additional effects added. It’s pretty stinkin’ amazing:

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Do You Share Your Completed YouVersion Reading Plans?

Share your completed devos on YouVersion

I’ve used YouVersion for a long time, but nothing for regular Bible reading plans, studying or one of the many daily devotional plans they have to offer. Having recently finished up another paperback daily devotional and since I hadn’t landed a new one yet, I thought I would give some YouVersion devotionals a spin. So far, so […]

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